Rogy’s Learning Place provides child care services in the Peoria and Bloomington areas for infants through school-age children. Rogy’s also provides State Pre-K programming at 5 out of 7 Peoria facilities. (Rogy's actually has 18 facilities in five central Illinois communities, four in the Chicago area, and two locations in Ohio)
The mission of PCCEO Early HeadStart is to provide family-centered services to economically challenged families with children 0-3. These services are designed to enhance the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of the children; to enable parents to fulfill their roles as parents; and to help parents move towards self-sufficiency.
Both PCCEO HeadStart and Rogy's receive the following funding:
- State Early Childhood Block Grant from IL State Board of Education
- State Child Care Assistance Program through contract with IL Dept. of Human Services
- State Child Care Assistance Program through local Child Care Resource & Referral Agency certificate program
- Other: CACFP, Local Funders (Community Foundation), IDHS Enhancement Grants
- Federal Early/Head Start (Rogy's Small Wonders receives this)
- Parent Fees (Rogy’s charges parent fees)
Pre-school education is a lucrative business, paid for in large part by tax payer dollars. It is past time that school Districts stopped outsourcing these important services. Community learning centers will provide much needed oversight in the areas of getting children and their parents ready to learn.
Shared Responsibility to Help the Most Vulnerable Kids
Early Childhood Program Matrix
Great info on this site - State developed standards and quality indicators for birth-to-three programs, which are aligned with standards for pre-k and elementary school